A new federal grant could translate to better access to care for those who need behavioral health or those seeking care in Wrens, the director of a community health center said Wednesday.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced the center is getting more than $920,000 to open a new clinic in Keysville, part of $169 million through the Affordable Care Act.
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Paine College was awarded an $888,000 federal grant it will use to address HIV, substance abuse and hepatitis C among young people in the area, the school announced Friday.
More than 530,000 people in Georgia have enrolled in the Affordable Care Act, a nearly 15 percent increase in the last week or so before Sunday's deadline, and 11.4 million gained coverage overall.
Daniel Jackson and Patrick Judd have graduated from the University of Dallas. Merit List CAlandra L. Harris and Andrew L. Bridges have been named to the merit list at Piedmont Technical College for the fall 2014 semester.
The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule any day beginning Monday in a case challenging the issuance of subsidies under the act through the federal Marketplace.
Almost nine out of 10 qualified for a tax credit to help pay for coverage and nearly three out of four paid $100 a month or less in premiums, officials said.
As of Jan. 30, nearly 7.5 million had enrolled in the 37 states using the federal Health Insurance Marketplace, which includes Georgia, South Carolina and Florida. Another 2.4 million enrolled in the state-run health exchanges, Burwell said.
The second enrollment period for the health care law often referred to as Obamacare will begin in less than 50 days on Nov. 15 and experts expect it to be much different than the first.